Why Choose Our Destination?
St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches offers meeting planners inspiring history, seaside elegance, world-class accommodations and facilities to accommodate from 10 to 1,500 attendees. Here you will get a Florida experience unlike any other. Wherever you step, history is at your feet. A true golfing Mecca – we are home to PGA Tour Headquarters, more than a dozen championship courses, the World Golf Village and the World Golf Hall of Fame. Along with the unspoiled sands and temperate Atlantic waters of St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beaches, this remarkable destination offers exciting activities and unique venues that insure memorable meetings. Founded in 1565, St. Augustine is America's oldest permanently settled European city, with a rich history of old world charm and hospitality. Numerous hotels and resorts cater to groups large and small. Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village has 101,000 square feet of flexible function space, while the historic Casa Monica Hotel's Moroccan-style Sultan's Pavilion is perfect for more intimate affairs. Along Florida’s Historic Coast, Spanish Hacienda’s give way to high dunes and the elegant resorts of Ponte Vedra Beach where groups have access to 61,000 square feet of function space at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa and 25,000 square feet at the oceanfront Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (its sister property, The Lodge & Club of Ponte Vedra Beach, has an additional 13,000 square feet in a seaside European village setting). Other properties on Florida’s Historic Coast include the Hammock Beach Resort, Hilton Garden Inn Ponte Vedra Beach and Hilton St. Augustine Bayfront. Groups can explore 16th, 17th & 18th century lifestyles at the interactive Colonial Quarter, or on a ghost tour (by land or sea), plus marvel at oddities at Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum, sail the Matanzas Bay on an authentic replica Pirate Ship, and experience authentic 18th century Spanish military demonstrations at Castillo de San Marcos. San Sebastian Winery (with tours and tastings) is an excellent place to hold meetings or special events in the Cellar Upstairs. And there is nothing like an afternoon putting challenge and cocktail party on the lawn of the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse. World Golf Village features two championship courses, the King & Bear and the Slammer & Squire, an 18-hole championship putting course, restaurants, shopping and the World Golf Hall of Fame, where the greatest contributors to the game of golf are honored and celebrated; more challenging golf awaits at TPC Sawgrass near the Sawgrass Marriott Resort and the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club at Ponte Vedra Beach. Groups looking to relax will find soothing body treatments and massages at The Spa at Sawgrass and The Spa at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Florida's Historic Coast meetings aren't the same old story. With a total of 184,000 square feet of meeting space and 6,312 guest rooms, our meeting sites have the right kind of space and services to accommodate successful meetings. From special events in the tower of the World Golf Hall of Fame to appearances by historic characters authentically portrayed by re-enactors, we are your source for planning a meeting that will inspire and excite attendees. We provide access to the unique experiences that are steeped in the region's history and culture at a variety of inspiring venues available for meetings and events and make arranging your memorable meeting easier by providing hotel and venue RFP service and site inspections, assistance with off-site agenda planning, transportation coordination and so much more. Facts at a Glance: Climate: Year 'round temperate climate cooled by Atlantic breezes. Airport & Flight Accessibility: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). City Personality: Blend of St. Augustine old-world charm and elegant Ponte Vedra seaside settings. Property Diversity: More than 184,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 6,312 guest rooms.
Distance from Airport
- Jacksonville International Airport
80.47 km from City Center
- Daytona Beach International Airport
80.47 km from City Center
- Northeast Florida Regional Airport
6.44 km from City Center